Interior Lighting Design Trends 2019

Interior Lighting Design Trends 2019 1

Lighting is an important part of any room, whether it be at home or commercially, interior lighting plays a huge part in the overall character of any room or space. What works in the living room will not necessarily work in the kitchen or the bedroom. Lighting designs are created to enhance the beauty of […]

GRAND OPENING OF SUNBURST ELECTRIC MIDRAND

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International electrical service and repair company, Sunburst Electric, would like to announce the opening of Sunburst Electric Midrand, which will proudly be servicing the Midrand and neighbouring areas. Sunburst Electric Midrand franchise is owned by Xolile Jordan, who has been a proud member of the Midrand community for a few years now and is very […]

5 Essential Outdoor Lighting Basics

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It’s easy to recognize good outdoor lighting when you see it. In the evening when the sun is setting and you begin to turn on all your lights in your house, one would want it to look warm and inviting. You can create the same inviting atmosphere for your home with a good outdoor lighting […]

Upgrade to LED Lighting

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LEDs have several benefits beyond just energy efficiency. Indeed, we’ve come a long way since Edison’s first commercially produced light bulb, back in 1880, using a carbonized bamboo filament. An LED (Light Emitting Diode), is six to seven times more energy efficient and cuts energy usage up to 80%. But beyond the energy savings, there […]

Spotting an Invalid Certificate of Compliance (COC)

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An Electrical Certificate of Compliance (COC) is a legal document stating that any electrical installation or maintenance done on a property complies with the legislated requirements as detailed in the Occupational Health and Safety Act. If you are selling your property you will need a Certificate of Compliance for the sale to be processed. If […]

The importance of a Certificate of Compliance (COC)

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What is a Certificate of Compliance? The nights are getting colder and the energy usage is increasing! Now is the perfect time to ensure your electrical systems are safe and up to scratch. But there are some people who have never hired an electrician before and there may be some questions. Like, how do you […]

Winter Energy Saving Tips

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How To Cut Electricity Costs In Winter Winter in South Africa is fairly predictable. The scarves come out. The quantity of Facebook status updates about the cold reach an annual peak. And the rising readings on our electricity meters are most often upsettingly inversely proportional to the plummeting temperatures, both outside and inside. In order […]

Electrical Safety Tips For Homeowners

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Electrically-powered lights, appliances, TVs and other technology are so commonplace now that most people don’t think much about electricity, except perhaps during a power failure or when the monthly municipal bill arrives. So it is no surprise really that most homeowners are unaware of potential electrical hazards around their homes, or of the personal and financial […]

Why You Need a Surge Protector

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Do you have your PC, television, or other expensive electronics plugged directly into a power outlet? You shouldn’t. You should plug your gadgets into a surge protector, which isn’t necessarily the same thing as a power strip. Sure, we all might forget about surge protection because everything seems to be going fine, but it only […]

What is a GFCI Breaker?

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Has it ever crossed your mind as to what a GFCI Breaker is? Well, let’s chat about it for a second shall we? A GFCI Breaker is a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Breaker. They are an effective means of preventing severe electrical shocks. GFCI’s are installed to protect areas of the home, such as the […]